Coface’s annual survey on Asia-Pacific region questioned 2,695 companies in eight economies. Seventy percent of the companies surveyed experienced overdues in 2014, the highest level in three years. In addition, 37% of the respondents reported that overdue amounts increased in 2014, up by 2% compared with the previous year. Companies in China, India, Hong Kong and Thailand are particularly affected.
Coface Insolvency Monitor for Central and Eastern Europe: Improved Economics but Corporate Challenges Remain06/03/2015
CEE’s improved economic activity in 2014 resulted in a minor drop of -0.5% in company insolvencies.
Insolvencies rose in Slovenia and Hungary and decreased significantly in Serbia and Romania.
Coface forecasts that insolvencies will fall by - 6% in 2015.
Turkey Panorama: After a decade of well-implemented reforms and high growth rates, the Turkish economy struggles to maintain the same performance06/04/2015
In May 2015, the IMF highlighted India as “one of the bright spots in the global economy,” mainly due to more effective policies and the end of political uncertainty. A Coface report on India forecasts the country’s GDP growth to reach 7.5%. But to what extent have Modi’s reforms contributed to the recent pickup in growth? Are the improvements in the economy without risks?